American Catholic History Conversation

Dr. Kevin Schmiesing

Dr. Kevin Schmiesing joins us to talk about living near the Land of the Cross-Tipped Churches, major themes in American Catholic History, some of the great figures in the history of the Church in this country, and his new book, A Catholic Pilgrimage Through American History.

Dr. Kevin Schmiesing is the director of Research with the Freedom & Virtue Institute, and he teaches Church History for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Below are two clips from our talk. One is about the choice of cover art for his book, and how it relates to the Kentucky Holy Land and Bourbon Country. The other is his review of Archbishop John Hughes, one of the individuals he chooses as among the most significant Catholics in the history of the U.S. the opening of this 37-minute Conversation, just to get you going. Supporters can watch the full conversation here on our Locals community.

On Archbishop John Hughes

Cover Art and the Kentucky Holy Land

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